Ludger Paschen


  • 05/2018:
    PhD (Dr. phil.), University of Leipzig, Faculty of Philology
    Thesis: The interaction of reduplication and segmental mutation: A phonological account
  • 2014-2017:
    Doctoral student in the Research Training Programme Interaction of grammatical building blocks
  • 2011-2014:
    MA in Linguistics and Slavic Philology, University of Bochum
    MA-thesis: Grenztöne im Russischen – diskursive Funktionen und Verortung im Intonationssystem
  • 2008-2011:
    BA-studies, University of Bochum
    BA-thesis: Towards a descriptive acoustic analysis of the fricatives of the Adyghe language

    Research interests

    • (Supra)segmental phonetics
    • Typology, especially Caucasian langauges
    • Corpus linguistics
    • Prosody and discourse



    • Paschen  L. 2017. Clicks in Russian urban everyday communication. To appear in N. Thielemann & N. Richter (eds.), Urban voices.
    • Gjersøe, S., J. Nformi & L. Paschen. 2017. Hybrid falling tones in Limbum. To appear in Proceedings of ACAL 47.
    • Paschen, L. 2016. Boundary tones indicate turn allocation in Russian. In K. Bellamy, E. Karvovskaya, M. Kohlberger & G. Saad (eds.), Proceedings of the 23rd Conference of the Student Organization of Linguistics in Europe, 493–508. Leiden: University Centre for Linguistics. [PDF]
    • Paschen, L. & P. Staroverov. 2016. Floating, but ordered: An account of Sye verb root alternations. In C. Hammerly & B. Prickett (eds.), Proceedings of the Forty-Sixth Annual Meeting of the North East Linguistic Society, 123–132. Amherst: GLSA. [PDF]
    • Guzmán Naranjo, M. & L. Paschen. 2016. Closing by repetition: A formal account of replicative mechanisms in closing sequences. In K. Barnickel et al. (eds.), Replicative Processes in Grammar (Linguistische Arbeitsberichte 93), 377–400. Universität Leipzig. [PDF]
    • Gjersøe, S., J. Nformi & L. Paschen. 2016. The interaction of lexical tone and phrase-level intonation in Limbum. In J. Barnes, A. Brugos, S. Shattuck-Hufnagel & N. Veilleux (eds.), Proceedings of Speech Prosody 2016. 109–113. [PDF]
    • Hein, J., A. Murphy, L. Paschen & J. Zaleska. 2016. What are replicative processes. In K. Barnickel et al. (eds.), Replicative Processes in Grammar (Linguistische Arbeitsberichte 93), v–xxvi. Universität Leipzig.
    • Barnickel, K., M. Guzmán Naranjo, J. Hein, S. Korsah, A. Murphy, L. Paschen, Z. Puškar & J. Zaleska (eds.). 2016. Replicative Processes in Grammar (Linguistische Arbeitsberichte 93). Universität Leipzig.
    • Paschen, L. 2015. An acoustic analysis of fricatives in Temirgoy Adyghe. In T. S. C. for ICPhS 2015 (ed.), Proceedings of the 18th International Congress of Phonetic Sciences. Glasgow. [PDF]
    • Paschen, L. 2015. Datenbankgestützte Zugänge zum Jakan’e in der südrussischen Peripherie. In A. Weigl et al. (eds.), Junge Slavistik im Dialog IV. Beiträge zur VII.-IX. Slavistischen Studentenkonferenz,  209–221. Verlag Dr. Kovač.
    • Paschen, L. 2014. Intonation and focus marking in Ulyap Kabardian. In N. Campbell, D. Gibbon & D. J. Hirst (eds.), Proceedings of Speech Prosody VII, 790–794. Dublin. [PDF volume]
    • Paschen, L. 2014. Opacity in the lexicon. In A. Assmann et al. (eds.), Topics at InfL (Linguistische Arbeitsberichte 92), 197–234. Universität Leipzig. [PDF]
    • Paschen, L. & C. Sappok. 2012. Drei Konzeptionen der russischen Intonation und ihre diskursorientierte Synthese. [Three conceptions of Russian intonation and a  discursive synthesis]. In T. Anstatt & C. Clasmeier (eds.), WSA 70, 247-293.
    last modified: 28.11.2018